Alastair

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Location West Mainland, Orkney, United Kingdom
Introduction Educationalist and birder; never grumpy.
Interests My family, birding, wildlife, my work, photography, music, politics.
Favorite Movies Crash (2004), Sideways, The Third Man, Capote, Pulp Fiction, The Usual Suspects, Fargo, Il Postino, La vita e bella, Blade Runner, Waking Life, La Battaglia di Algeri, Festen, Brazil, O Brother where art thou, Shrek, 1900, The Big Lebowski, Jean de Florette, Manon des Sources, Edward Scissorhands, Cache, American History X, Rear Window, Syriana, Jules et Jim, Together, Das Leben der Anderen, Bombon El Perro, In the Valley of Elah, Friday Night Lights, Lawrence of Arabia, A bout de souffle
Favorite Music Kate Bush, Michelle Shocked, Yes, Steely Dan, Eels, Joanna Newsom, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Joy Division, Nina Nastasia, Bob Marley, Clash, Courtney Pine, Bhundu Boys, The Orb, TFSOL, Lou Reed, John Cale, Nick Cave, Lee Scratch Perry, Ivor Cutler, The Jam, Neil Young, Was (not Was), Orange Juice, Durutti Column, Vini Reilly, Handel, Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, Jeff Lewis, Gilad Atzmon. Vivaldi, Jonathan Wilson, Bill Callaghan, Elbow, Beck, King Creosote, Karin Polwart, Jazzy B, Kanye, Kendrick Lamar, Chic, Lupe Fiasco, Hugh Masekela
Favorite Books Loon Lake, USA, Snow Falling on Cedars, The Wasp Factory, Surface Detail, Footnotes in Gaza, Maus, Where the Wild Things Are, Quick, Let's Get Out of Here